[Lazarus] Why does a project have to be open?

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Mar 17 09:48:59 CET 2012

On Sat, 17 Mar 2012 07:48:09 +0100
"Anders E. Andersen" <andersa at ellenshoej.dk> wrote:

> I guess this is personal preference, but I find it annoying that Lazarus 
> insists that a project must be open at all times.
> Lazarus starts up with a new project and if you try to close it, you are 
> immidately prompted to make another or open a project. Why can't I just 
> have lazarus sit there and wait for me to tell it what to do? 

The idea of the modal dialog is that it sits there and waits for you to
tell it what to do.

> Why does it have to open a window forcing me to create or open a project?

There is little it can do without a project.
This confused some people, so the dialog was added.

> I don't like this.


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